Events for Saturday, August 8, 2020
From photography’s beginnings, clouds had been central to aesthetic and technological debates in photographic circles. Moreover, they featured in discussions about the nature of the medium itself.
SOLD OUT. See Rochester in a new way. A nod to George Eastman’s own love of cycling, the George Eastman Bike Tour will take you to ten different locations related to the life and work of this pioneer of popular photography and famous Rochesterian.
Virtual Dryden Theatre | Streaming Online. Gordon Lightfoot, Canada’s greatest songwriter, grew up only four hours from Rochester, in Orillia, Ontario. Moving back and forth through time, the film details his career, his battle with substance abuse, and his success with the songs “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Sundown,” and “Carefree Highway.”
Virtual Dryden Theatre | Streaming Online. Documentarian Mehrdad Oskouei takes his camera inside a juvenile detention center for his fourth film focusing on the Iranian prison system. This time, he follows and interviews a group of young women convicted of murder, generally their fathers or husbands.